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Brian Lund

Brian Lund is a Southern California based writer who has been trading markets and running businesses for over 30 years. In 2008 he co-founded Ditto Trade, a licensed broker dealer. Brian has made numerous appearances on CNBC and his writing has appeared in the Wall Street Journal, CNN/Money, Yahoo Finance, AOL’s Daily Finance, TRADERS Magazine, Pro Blogger, and numerous other domestic and international outlets. Brian is the author of “Trading: The Best of the Best – Top Trading Tips for Our Times“.
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The Evolution of Mobile Trading

Posted by Brian Lund on December 10, 2015 at 11:00 AM


For most of my career, being a trader meant being chained to your desk during market hours as it was virtually impossible to put on a trade on, actively manage it, or exit unless you were physically at your computer.  

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Futures Trading: A 24/7 (Almost) Opportunity

Posted by Brian Lund on September 29, 2015 at 10:00 AM

When it comes to trading, just like when developing any skill, you need a lot of practice in order to get good. So why limit yourself to stocks, which are only available to trade for a small part of the day, when futures are open almost around the clock?


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9 Reasons Equities Traders Should Consider Index Futures

Posted by Brian Lund on July 21, 2015 at 5:00 AM


Recently, I was invited to speak at a trader's meet-up in Los Angeles. It was a fun event and I met a lot of passionate and intelligent active traders. However, out of all the attendees, only about 10% had ever traded futures.


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